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Festivals and Events in Iran

Haft Seen of Nowruz

Nowruz: The Persian New Year

Nowruz is perhaps the most famous tradition of Iranians. Persian New Year is celebrated on the first day of spring by Iranians and it’s a celebration for the rebirth of nature. The new year and the traditions of celebrating it are called Nowruz which means “New Day” in Persian. It marks the first day of […]

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music festival of Fajr

Fajr Festival: A Guide for Travelers

Iran is a country with a rich history in arts and literature. Music, poetry and storytelling have always been prominent parts of Iranian culture. As can be guessed, many interesting art festivals and cultural events take place in this country throughout the year. But Fajr Festival is the most famous one of them. If you […]

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Christmas in Iran

Christmas in Iran

As Islam is the official religion of Iran and more than 98% of Iranians are Muslims, Christmas is not officially celebrated in the country. However, if you travel to Iran during the last weeks of December or the first weeks of January, there are several places that you can visit to get the Christmas vibe […]

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Yalda: Celebrating the Victory of Daylight over Dark

Yalda is an ancient traditional event annually celebrated by Iranians to mark the longest night of the year as the symbol of sun overcoming the dark. Yalda night, also known as “Shab-e-Chelleh” is the last day of the ninth month of the Iranian civil calendar and is elaborately celebrated with families gathering together to read […]

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pomegranate festival kurdistan

Iranian Kurdistan: Highlands of Love

Shining in the heart of Zagros Mountains like a piece of emerald, Kurdistan of Iran awaits travelers with its countless attractions. If you are willing to travel to a place where you can join cheerful celebrations, listen to traditional music in nature, hear old love stories and mingle with welcoming locals, we suggest you to […]

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Music Festival in Ganj ALi Khan Caravansary

Iranian Regional Music Festival in Kerman

The 12th Iranian Regional Music Festival was held in the historic province of Kerman for four days. The festival began on 7th of November and ended on 19th. Passionate musicians from all over the country participated in this festival to play folk music, sing regional poems and read sonnets that may be as old as […]

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